Wednesday, January 11, 2023
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Addressing Learning Gaps by Centralizing Assessments and Student Data

Vivian May, Secondary Instructional Coach from Marion County Schools, will discuss the value of and process for creating standards-aligned common assessments as well as how the data can be used to drive conversations in professional learning communities alongside other growth measures to address learning gaps.



Kecia Ray Kendell Hunter Vivian May
Wednesday, February 8, 2023
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Everything You Need to Know to Successfully Transition to Standards-Based Grading

Sara Andrus, District Administrator with Sharon J11 Community Schools in Wisconsin, has done the work to shift instructional and grading practices in her K-8 school district.  

Lisa Westman is an author, speaker, and consultant who works with school districts internationally to provide professional development on standards-based grading and more. 

Join these two educational leaders for a Tech & Learning webinar where we will discuss standards-based grading – including the benefits, challenges, and ways to overcome common obstacles that leaders face during a change of practice.

The panel will also discuss the value of standards-based grading and how it allows educators to better understand students’ strengths and areas of opportunity, as well as  how any implementation challenges are outweighed by the impact this model has on improving student outcomes.

Sara Andrus Kendell Hunter Kecia Ray Lisa Westman
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Research-Backed Practices to Impact Students' Academic and Social-Emotional Growth

Steve Oertle, Assistant Superintendent at Roxana Community Unit School District 1 in Illinois, will join the Tech & Learning team to break down current research in education around the impact that student-led learning environments can have on student outcomes.

Steve will also be joined by Chris Hull, Otus Co-Founder and President, who will share tangible ways educators can incorporate research into work with students — including the use of rubrics to measure and communicate progress towards learning standards and social emotional learning plans to ensure growth of the whole child. 

Steve Oertle Chris Hull Kecia Ray